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Dolores Hidalgo in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Route of the Insurgents

 
 
The Route of the Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
1. The Route of the Insurgents Marker
Inscription.
Por éstas calles
Salió el ejercito Insurgente
el 16 de Septiembre de 1810,
a conquistar la Libertad de México.
Homenaje de Los Mexicanos
Residentes en Chicago
Año de 1950.

English translation:
The Insurgent Army left by these streets
on September 16, 1810 in order
to conquer the Liberty of Mexico
Tribute from Mexican Residents of Chicago
1950

 
Erected 1950 by Mexicanos Residentes en Chicago.
 
Location. 21° 9.364′ N, 100° 56.076′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Jalisco and Calle Pueblo, on the right when traveling south on Calle Jalisco. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hidalgo House and Museum (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo (about 150 meters away); The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (about 180 meters away); Cocomacán (about 180 meters away); The Route of Hidalgo (about 210 meters away); Birthplace of José Alfredo Jiménez
The Route of the Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
2. The Route of the Insurgents Marker
The statue topping the monument shows an idealized version of a Mexican insurgent. The figure is carrying a wooden pole and has irregular clothing (i.e. one pant leg rolled up, no shoes, etc.), all indicating that the insurgents were common people ready to fight for independence.
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); From Here Hidalgo Proclaimed Mexican Independence (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Sanctuary of Jesus Nazarene of Atotonilco UNESCO World Heritage Site (approx. 22.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolores Hidalgo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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